EMPTY CAMPGROUND — Campsites at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park remain empty and littered with leaves and fallen branches more than 15 months after an August 2016 flood. Note the watermark on the lantern stand at right (arrow) which indicates the extent of the flooding, which lingered in the park for several weeks, causing extensive damage.(Henri C. Bienvenu)

LFP cabins, campsites still closed

It’s been almost 15 months since the torrential rains of August 2016 flooded many parts of Acadiana. The record-breaking rainfall inundated many facilities at the Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, shutting down the popular RV campground and visitor cabins. The entire park was flooded, in some areas to a depth of ...

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